Jul 09

Lauren Baratz-Logsted Author Visit

Connecticut author Lauren Baratz-Logsted will visit the Southbury Public Library for Summer Reading.

lauren baratz logsted

The author will discuss the process of writing, answer questions, and sign books.

Saturday, July 19th           11 am to 12 pm

Grades 4 & up

Lauren is the author of “The Sisters 8” series and “Hat City Middle School” series for young readers, The Twin’s Daughter, Little Women & Me, Crazy Beautiful, The Education of Bet, and many more titles for young adults.  Select titles will be available for purchase.

Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 110 for information or to register.

Jul 01

“Recycled Art Class” offered Monday, July 7th at 2:00pm!

Michael Albert, renowned artist and author, will be conducting a “Recycled Art” class
featmichael alberturing his “cerealism”. His work is truly unique and amazing, and can be viewed on his website at:  http://www.michaelalbert.com.

This class is intended for grades 3-6 and up, and registration for the class can be done in person or by Michael piccalling the library at (203) 262-0626 ext. 3.


Jun 11

Summer Reading 2014

Summer Reading begins on Saturday, June 14th.  green-world

Our themes are Go Green and Teens Go Green

Preschoolers, kids, and teens may register in person or online.

Click on the link here to register for Summer Reading online.  Simply choose the program for your grade and register using your library card number.

Jun 10

Summer Reading begins for Children’s and Teens Saturday, June 14th.

Children and teens are invited to sign up for “Going Green at the Southbury Library!”.
We hsumemr reasdingave a plethora of programs for all ages, and three separate reading challenges for preschoolers, grade schoolers and teens.

All the information is on our calendars and in the Children’s Department – from booktalks and music programs to recycled art and cooking classes, from Jeopardy challenges and yoga classes to author visits.

Just stop in or call us to get all the details!

Mar 23

Summer Teen Programs

Endangered Species Felt Magnet Craft

felt magnets

Take those leftover scraps of felt and make your own magnetic menagerie.  Sewing skills recommended.

Thursday, July 24th

3 to 5 pm          Grades 6-12

Doctor Who Club


Keep calm and allons-y to Doctor Who club.  We’re nerding out on all things Whovian.

Tuesday, July 22nd

6 to 8 pm          Grades 6-12

Homemade Papier Mache

papier mache

Use everyday items to make a work of art.

Monday, July 28th

2 to 4:30 pm          Grades 6-12





Registration is required for all programs.  

Stop by or call 203-262-0626 ext. 110 to register.





Mar 20

Our next “Movies & Munchies” movie is Friday, April 25 at 6:00

Join us to watch “The Nut Job”, an animated film rated PG. It stars Will Arnett, Liam Neeson and Brendan Fraser. Registration is required and can be done in the Children’s Department or by calling us at (203) 262-0626,nut job ext 3. All ages welcome. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Mar 20

Spring storytime registration has begun!

Check our calendar for times and dates. Registration can be done in the Children’s Department or by callinstorytimeg us at (203) 262-0626 ext. 3.

Feb 23

March Teen Programs

Art in the Afternoon:  Sculpting with Clay 


Explore sculpting with air-dry clay and a variety of tools.

Monday, March 24th          4 to 5 pm

Grades 5-12


Registration is required for all programs. 

Please stop by or call 203-262-0626 ext. 110 to register.

Dec 23

Free Practice Exams Presented by Kaplan

                                Participants are asked to bring a calculator and pencil.                     Snacks and drinks are allowed.

Kaplan will notify each participant within a month with their results via phone or email provided the day of the exam.

Register at the Reference Desk or call 203-262-0626 ext. 130



PSAT (150x150)PSAT Practice Exam

Saturday, May 17th

11 am-2 pm




Register at the Reference Desk or call 203-262-0626 ext. 130

Crayola ColorCycle

Crayola ColorCycle – Turn Crayola Markers Into Energy!

“Crayola and schools across North America are banding together to help kids understand the importance of their role in protecting the environment. That’s why we are launching Crayola ColorCycle. Through this initiative, students in K-12 schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect used markers and send them to a conversion facility where they will be transformed into clean-burning fuel.”

Drop off your used markers to the Southbury Library
Children’s Department to help!



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